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June 2015 - UCSC Newsletter: UC Santa Cruz Celebrating 50th Anniversary

Freshly minted grads revel at 50th anniversary commencement

three graduates smiling More than 4,600 graduates, along with their supporters, gathered for a very special edition of UC Santa Cruz commencement, falling on the year of the campus's 50th anniversary. [More]

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brittany alba portraitPath to college:

Young alumna Brittany Alba, who was a first-generation college student, is poised to help others follow in her footsteps. [More]

jim kent portraitGenome feat: Fifteen years ago, a visionary and a brilliant computer scientist at an upstart university defied the odds to become the first in the world to assemble the DNA pieces of the human genome. [More]

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shelley alingas portraitVolunteer Profile: Shelley Alingas

"I volunteer because, like most of us, I have an inexplicable heart‐connection to Santa Cruz. Choosing to go to UC Santa Cruz was one of the best decisions of my life." [More]

graduate sitting on a tractor at ucsc farmAlumni Photos

From our alums - UC Santa Cruz commencement was a blast! Take a look at photos from the Class of 2015, our newest members of the #ucscalumni family. Photo by @mindblown7 on Instagram [View photos]

Alumni Notes
: What have you been up to? Share your latest news with your fellow Banana Slugs in UC Santa Cruz Review magazine.

Regional Events

  • Thursday, June 25 — Santa Cruz
    Young Alumni "How To" Series: Brand Yourself
    at Cruzio [More]
  • Sunday, June 28 — East Bay
    UCSC Day @ the Oakland A's
    at Coliseum [More]
  • Monday, June 29 — Reno
    All-UC Alumni Meet Nevada Supreme Court Justice Michael Douglas
    at Little Waldorf Saloon [More]
  • Sunday, July 12 — London
    Run the British 10K [More]
  • Sunday, July 12 — London
    All-UC Summer Picnic in Hyde Park [More]
  • Sunday, August 30 — Seattle
    Banana Slugs of WA: Assemble!
    at The Ram-Northgate [Stay Tuned]

More events near you in 2015!


College Updates

kabir sehgal portraitRecent grads! Cowell College alumnus Kabir Sehgal ('12, BME), a program manager at Google, will lead a "how to" course on June 25: "How to Brand Yourself." It'll be a fun evening of mingling and career discussions. [More]

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